Letters to the Editor …

AOA LENDS HELPING HANDS! Dear AOA:  Good Morning, my name is Josie and I am a landlord. I am just learning how to manage an apartment complex on my own. I am sending you this compliment today as one of your employees, Victoria Ross, is one of the most customer service-friendly representatives I have ever…

HUD to Enforce Policy Banning Bias Over Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity By the Editors of the Rental Housing Journal

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced a new directive to begin implementation of the policy set forth in President Joe Biden’s executive order to prevent and combat sexual orientation and gender identity-based discrimination under Fair Housing rules. HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) issued a memorandum stating…

Did You Know By Dennis Block

Seller Will Not Move I was recently featured on Inside Edition and Fox News 11 regarding a couple who purchased a house in Riverside, CA. Escrow closed in January, 2020, but the seller and his family have refused to move. Tracie and Myles Albert paid $650,000 for their dream house and to date, they have…

Legal Q & A By Franco Simone

Q: A real estate agent reached out to me and I think I want to sell the condominium that I rent out, but I have a tenant living there. They are in a one-year lease that does not terminate until January 2022. Can I break the lease because I am selling the property?  A: No,…